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March 06, 1929 - Image 2

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Ofer, Instruction In Six Sports
Free Of Charge And Plan
Gymnastic Tournament
With more than 600 men stu-
dents using it daily for physical
recreation, the Intramural Sports
building, opened last fall for the
first time, has achieved with a
short period a significant part in
the educational system of the Uni-
versity. Nearly 2000 students have
individual lockers in the building,
and an estimated 1000 in addition
to these have used it slightly from
time to time, it is indicated by re-
cent reports from the Intramural
department which has charge of
the building.
In addition. to offering the stu-
dents a large gymnasium with
four basketball courts, four tennis
courts and volley ball courts, a
wrestling and boxing room, a
swimming pool, and several hand-
ball and squash courts, the intra-
mural department has arranged
numerous tournaments for com-
petition among campus groups,
and' classes of instructions in six
sports. -
Winter Sports Stressed
Tournaments are now being
held in foul shooting, handball
tennis, basketball, squash, bowl-
ing, hockey, and volleyball. The
foul shooting and volleyball are
conducted on a basis of frat-
ernity competition. Hockey is for
independently organized sextets,
and the matches are played
at the coliseum. Basketball and
handball are being conducted for
fraternity, non-fraternity, and
faculty groups. There are doubles
and singles in the handball com-
petition, and also a novice tour-
nament. Tennis is for individuals,
while bowling is for fraternity
Most of these tournaments are
winter sports, and when these are
finished the intramural depart-
ient contemplates the competi-
tion in the spring sports, both in-
side the Intramural sports build-
ing and outside. At the present a
campus gymnastic meet is plan-
ned. Attempts are being made to
get a line on the eligible men who
desire to enter such a meet. Those
interested are requested to get in
touch with the Intramural depart-
Instructor For Each Sport
Classes on instructions in six,
sports are being offered by the In--
tramural. department. The sports
are archery, swimming, boxing,
squash, fencing, and wrestling.
The classes are pone to all men
on the campus and are free of
charge.nA wide program of hours
has been arranged for each sport
so that students can easily arrange
for instruction. This program of
instruction and the equipment
with it, is unequaled by the other
athletic plant of any other univer-
ity or -college in the country and
the students should take advanage
of the opportunity, it is pertinent
to note.
Instructors in the various sports
and the hours for teaching follow:
Swimming: J. E. McMahon, at
the Intramural pool, from 7:30 to
8:30 o'clock, (two classes), Mon-
day, Wednesday, and Friday; box-

ing: "Let" Philbin at the boxing
room on the first floor, from 3:00;
to 5:30 o'clock on Monday and
Wednesday; archery: Dr. Frank
Lyman, at the Yost Field house,'
at 7:30 o'clock Tuesday and Thurs-
day; .wrestling, Coach Clifford
Keen, at the wrestling from 4 to
5:30 o'clock every day; fencing:
John Johnstone, at the auxiliary
gymnasium, from 4 to 5:30
o'clock Tuesday and Thursday,
and squash, R. L. Masson, at squash
court niumnber two from 4 to 5:30
o'clock Tuesday, Thursday and
French Club To Ifold
Try-outs For Plays
Try-outs for the main play to
be given by Cercle Francais this
year will be held from 4 o'clock to,
5:30 o'cloclk this afternoon and to-.
morrow afternoon in room 408,
Ronance Languages building.
Dr. Little To Talk
Before S. C. A. Meet;
President Clarence Cook Little
will be the principal speaker at the
annual dinner and joint meeting
of the cabinet and board of trus-
tees of the Student Christian asso-
ciation, at 6 o'clock tonight at Lane
hall. President Little, who is a.

More than 20,000 admittances
have been made to the Michigan
Coliseum, the University's ice rink
in the near three months that it i
has been open this year, according
to an announcement made late
yesterday by Harry A. Tillotson,
business manager of the Athletic
association. If. the present rate of
attendance is maintained for the
;next few weeks, the Coliseum will
be kept open until April 1, accord-
ing to Mr. Tillotson.1)
Admission to the Coliseum must
be made through the purchase of
special tickets. A strip of seven
are available for $1, for students
with athletic pass books, while ad-
mission to others is 50 cents, tic-
kets securable at the Coliseum of-
University of Chicago Professor
And. Prof. Hobbs To Feature
Three Day Session
Several additions and changes
in the program of the thirty fourth
annual meeting of the Michigan
Academy of Science, Arts, and
Letters to be held here March 14,
15 and 16, were announced yes-
terday by Secretary Dow V. Bax-
The most notable addition is the
inclusion, of Dr. Melvin R. Gil-
more, formerly of the staff of the
Museum of the American. Indian,
of New York, who will speak on
the program for the anthropology
section. He will talk on "Some
Considerations of the Subject of
Ethno-botany," which will no
doubt bear a great deal of relation
to the subject of the American
Indian, on which he is an au-
One change has been made in
the officers as elected by the Aca-
demy last year. E. C. Prophet,
of the geography department,
has been appointed treasurer to
succeed Prof. Robert B. Hall, of
the geography departm)ent, as
previously announced. Prof. W.
H. Worrell is president this year,
and will give his address on Thurs-
day, March 14, on "Early Chris-
tian Magic From Egypt." Vice-
president is Prof. L. A. Kenoyer,
of Western State. Teachers col-
lege. Other offcers "include See-
retary Baxter; Prof. Peter Okkel-
berg, of the zoology department,
as editor, and W. W. Bishop, Uni-
versity librarian, who will ~ct as
librarian for the society.
Two addresses will feature the
entire Academy program. One
will be the main address given by
Prof. Edward Sapir, of the Uni-
versity of Chicago, who. will speak
on "The Aboriginal Languages of
America." Prof. W. H. Hobbs will
deliver an address on the Univer-
sity Greenland expedition, giving
some account of the Rockford. fly-
ers. Any outsiders are. invited to
attend any of the meetings of the
society, as well as the exhibitions
which will be held in the Museum
building 'all wdrin,g the conven-
tion. Arrangementsare alo be-
ing made to open the new wood
utilization laboratory behind the
Dental building, for public inspec-
tion during the convention.
Aid The Damage Fund Today

Strauss, Cowden And
Slosson Will Decide

(~) __________________________ _____________ ________________

Luckily, everyone doesn't try the
Short Story Contest same tactics in trying to see a
movie as some of our well-bred col-
"The Inlander," short story con- lege gentlemen did Monday night,
test, which opened a week ago, or else some of the University pro-
will have for its judges Preston I fessors and others of the intelli-
Slosson, assistant professor of his- gentsia might have some justifica-
tory, Louis A. Strauss, professor of tion in bestowing the appellation
English, and Roy W. Cowden, as- of morons on patrons of the films.
sistant professor in the rhetoric - That- the picture shown at Hill
department, it was anncrnceed to- iauditorlum was the same as that
day. at the Michigan, namely "Red Hot
The contest closes on March 19 Speed" with Reginald Denny, was
and each story will be ready by Idue to an unfortunate misunder-
all three judges in the final de- standing. Manager Hoag at the
cision. Prizes of $10 for first place Michigan had brought over a
and a book, from Graham's for brand new comedy from Detroit
second best have been announced that afternoon for the free show
by the staff of the "Inlander," that .:night if Michigan defeated
sponsers of the competition. Wisconsin.
In connection with the contest, Hoag, however, was informed that
Professor Peter M. Jack, head of the students wanted the Dennppic-
the rhetoric department, recently ture, with the result that he agreed
assured the committee in charge to furnish that film for the show-
of his whole hearted support of the ing, even though it meant that the
short story competition. Professor same print would have to be taken
Jack added that new talent is back and forth between the Michi-
often brought to the surface by gan and Hill auditorium, resulting
such contests which might go un-
discovered otherwise. He expressed PORTABLE
his approval of the recent play TYPEWRITERS
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wherein D'Artagnan (Doug Fair-
banks) and the Three Musketeers
raise havoc again in a talking pic-
B.. A.

in a delay to the former's regular
program. Incidentally the old
"mail must go through" spirit
seems to have permeated that the-
ater on that .historic night for the
parons a the second show were
blissfully unaware of any distur-
bance outside, although they did
wonder why the organ boomed
forth so loudly!
Beginning today, the Majestic
offers "Sally's Shoulders." We don't

know anything about the picture
except that Lois Wilson, George
Hacakathorne, and Huntley Gor-1
don are featured and that it con-
cerns the modern jazz age. So
whether you're from Missouri or
not, you'll have to see for yourself.
If you still crave for adventure,
but of a saner type, we'd suggest
that you hop over to Detroit and
take in the "The Iron Mask" at the
United Artists in the afternoon,


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